News: Mobile Phones
Monday, 20 Feb 2012
Just before Mobile World Congress 2012 goes into full gear next week, LG unveiled the Optimus Vu which was teased earlier. From all perspectives, this Android smartphone with a 5-inch IPS display is looking to compete with the Samsung Galaxy Note.
Friday, 17 Feb 2012
Google is said to launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012 with the aim of entering the notebook and netbook market segments.
Besides the upcoming P700 and P-880 Android smartphones, LG also has a mid-range Windows Phone, the Miracle planned for a possible launch at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012.
HTC Primo may be the next Beats Audio handset to be revealed by the Taiwanese company at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. It is reported to have a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED display, 1.0GHz dual-core processor and 512MB RAM.
Thursday, 16 Feb 2012
HTC and Beats Audio are said to be working on a new music streaming service which will be preloaded on future HTC phones and tablets.
Leaked Windows Phone Tango screenshots reveal more details about new features in Microsoft's next Windows Phone update, The Verge reports.
Four new images of the HTC Ville were published by ePrice. The images shows off the device's side profile and HTC Sense 4.0 user interface.
HTC Endeavor, previously known as HTC Edge, is set to make its first official appearance at MWC this year.
The Android 4.0 update will be rolling out to the Motorola Xoom (Wi-Fi) and Razr in Q2 2012, followed by the Xoom 2 in Q3. No time frame is available at this moment for the Xoom (Wi-Fi + 3G) model.
Samsung may have unknowingly leaked a 10.1-inch tablet version of its popular Galaxy Note on its official blog. The device is expected to be launched at Samsung Developer Day at Mobile World Congress 2012.